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7297, Sasso di Furbara

  • Record number: 7297
  • Site: Sasso di Furbara
  • Roof element: Acroteria, animal statues
  • Comparanda: Caere
  • Remarks: Female head. Found with terracotta sphinx acroterion and generally thought to be an antefix, but could be sphinx head? Scallop edge of hair alongside right eye. Moulded lids. Hollow.
  • Bibliography: Santuari d'Etruria 1985, pp. 154-155, 8.2.2; Winter 2009a, p. 477, 6.E.3.b
  • Publication record: Santuari d'Etruria. Author: Colonna, G. (ed.). Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1985
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: MAAR Suppl. 9. Place of publication: Ann Arbor. Publication Date: 2009
  • Associated elements: 71.1 (sphinx body), 71.402 (female head antefix)
  • Type of decoration: Female head (sphinx?)
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium di Pyrgi
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 12.7
  • MPD: 8.9
  • Distance outer eyes: 7
  • Width nose bottom: 2.8
  • Width mouth: 3.1

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